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Zpáteční lístek [Return ticket: poems].

Prague: Fr. Borový, 1933. Octavo (21.3 × 13.4 cm). Original photomontage wrappers and title page designed by Karel Teige; 234, [1] pp. A fine copy.

First edition of this volume of poems, with overall design by Karel Teige. Nezval (1900-1958) was one of the most outstanding twentieth-century Czech poets, a leading light of Czech poetism and, later, surrealism, as well as an early member of the avant-garde group Devětsil. He was famous both for his energy as an organizer of the Czech avant-garde and for his prolific output of highly lyrical and associative verse. Toman 9.2.1. Vloemans 277.

Book ID: 50556

Price: $350.00